Member News Archive

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PAMLA Member Susan Morgan's New Book Selected for Recognition by the ALA

PAMLA member Susan Morgan has two exciting announcements. First, her cultural biography, Bombay Anna: The Real Story and Remarkable Adventures of the King and I Governess (University of California Press, 2008), was selected by the American Library Association (ALA) for their list of "The Best of the Best from the University Presses" for 2009.

Additionally, a second, expanded and significantly revised, edition of Bombay Anna is being published by Silkworm Books in Thailand in January 2010. Congratulations Susan!

PAMLA Member G.H. Hertling's Fascinating New Memoir

Longtime PAMLA member and former PAMLA president Gunter H. Hertling has published Hard Times: My Youth under National Socialism (and Beyond) 1935-1947. (Haag + Herchen: Frankfurt a.M., 2008; published in English).

PAMLA Member Jeremiah B.C. Axelrod's New Book Published

PAMLA member Jeremiah B.C. Axelrod is proud to announce the recent publication of his book, Inventing Autopia: Dreams  and Visions of the Modern Metropolis in Jazz Age Los Angeles (2009), by the University of California Press.

PAMLA Member Kevin Hutchings's New Publications and CD

PAMLA member Kevin Hutchings produced a new monograph, a new co-edited collection, and a new CD in 2009: 

Romantic Ecologies and Colonial Cultures in the British Atlantic World, 1770-1850.
Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2009.

PAMLA Member Frances Smith Foster's Three New Books

PAMLA member Frances Smith Foster has three new books to announce.   First, a monograph, "'Til Death or Distance Do Us Part": Love and Marriage in African America, from Oxford University Press, 2010.

PAMLA Member Emily Hinnov's New Book Published

Emily M. Hinnov has published her first book,  Encountering Choran Community: Literary Modernism, Visual Culture, and Political Aesthetics in the Interwar Years, with Susquehanna University Press (August, 2009). This book identifies and describes modernist "choran community" as a previously understudied key counternarrative to Modernism's engagement with early twentieth-century master narratives.

PAMLA Member Ellen Peel's New Book Article

PAMLA member Susan Peel recently published "Imagining the Constructed Body: From Statues to Cyborgs,"  in Teaching World Literature.  Ed. David Damrosch.  Options for Teaching Series.  New York: Modern Language Association, 2009.  362-76.  Congratulations to Ellen! 

PAMLA Member Matthew Warshawsky Publishes Two New Essays

In 2009 PAMLA member Matthew Warshawsky published "Catholic, Jewish, and Crypto Jewish in the 1600s: The Geographic and Spiritual Peregrinations of Juan Pacheco de León in Spain, Italy and Mexico" in the Journal of Spanish, Portuguese and Italian Crypto Jews,volume 1, (March 2009), 100-115; and "Secret Histories Exposed: the Recovery of Crypto-Jewish Identity in Modern Latin American Theater" in Pacific Coast Philology, volume 44, number 1 (fall 2009), 17-33. 

PAMLA Member Lila Marz Harper's New Edition of Flatland Published

Lila Marz Harper has published an edition of Edwin Abbott's 1884 Flatland with Broadview Press. This edition provides context for the book's references to Victorian culture and religion, mathematical history, and the history of philosophy. Details of the contents can be found at:
 
http://www.broadviewpress.com/product.php?productid=983
 

PAMLA Member Alberto Gabriele's New Book Published

PAMLA member Alberto Gabriele’s book Reading Popular Culture in Victorian Print: Belgravia and Sensationalism has just been published to glowing reviews:
 
http://us.macmillan.com/readingpopularcultureinvictorianprint
 

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